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. >> they're two of the most well-recognized journalists in the united states. pioneers and advocates. for more than two decades maria and george have informed million of hispanics through the popular evening newscast. their brand of journalism is characterized not only by subjective and perspectives, but also by a high degree of social advocacy. in the last three decades both have covered a wide range of news and have witnessed history in the making. >> mexico, oh, yes. >> from presidential elections around the world to the most destructive natural disasters. maria has interviewed dictators, revolutionaries, world leaders, heads of state in latin america, and in the united states. she was among the first female journalists to report from the war torn streets of baghdad. george has covered five wars and right after the terrorists attack on september 11th he drove all the way from miami to new york to report on the tragedy firsthand. once he even asked for a vacation to cover the war in afghanistan. an assignment that at the time the network deemed too dangerous. he's had very public e
in the united states show improvements in september as the presidential campaign heats up in the country. the news could provide a boost to president barack obama. u.s. labor department officials say the u.s. jobless rate dropped to 7.8% in september. the figure is the lowest since obama took office in january 2009. employers added 114,000 nonfarm jobs, matching the expectations of analysts. the nonfarm sector is considered particularly sensitive to economic trends. 44,000 jobs were added in the health care sector. manufacturing employment edged down, shedding 16,000 jobs. >>> policymakers at japan's central bank unanimously decided to maintain current monetary policy. this comes after the rare attendance by the economic and fiscal policy minister. seiji maehara has been advocating aggressive monetary easing to get the economy out of deflation. after the two-day meeting through friday, the policymakers shared the view that personal spending remains steady as the jobs situation is improving. but they agreed that output and exports by manufacturers, one of the main drivers of the japanese
hearing postponed. >> it in a stunning comeback over the united states, -- >> it in a stunning comeback over the united states, europe -- >> in a stunning comeback over the united states, europe clinched the ryder cup. >> georgia could be set for a post-election standoff. both the ruling party and opposition coalition are claiming victory. >> the former soviet republic has claimed that exit polls give the opposition an edge, but the government claims it will retain its majority. >> opposition supporters have taken to the streets to celebrate victory. georgians went to the polls against a backdrop of prison abuse, a scandal that has damaged the once-popular government of mikhail saakashvili. his name rivals -- his main rival was to move the country into russia. it is not clear when the outcome will be known. let's go live to our reporter following the ballot in georgia. some confusion about the outcome, with both major groups claiming victory. do you have any further details? >> these elections have been a close race from the beginning. what we now hear from tbilisi, is that these electi
the islands. chinese officials have criticized japan and the united states for planning a joint exercise next month. personnel will take part in the scenario in which they will try to recapture islands. defense forces soy they have scrambled more jets. pilots have given out an increasing number of warnings from planes from china. >> reporter: the aircraft took to the skies 209 times between april and september to warn foreign aircraft of possible air space violations. chinese aircraft was warned 69 times. 80% of those warnings happened in july and september. chinese jets usually cross the air defense identification zone and would approach an area 200 kilometers north of the island before hitting back. ministry officials are trying to figure out why. >> translator: we have monitored chinese naval no, sforces in re years. we must keep collecting information on aircraft and vessels in the region. we must also carry out our mission precisely. >> reporter: in march of last year two chinese navy ya aircraft flew within 60 kilomete kilometers. they came close but didn't enter japanese air space. adm
such as china. the report projects the euro zone will shrink. japan and the united states should see 2.2% growth. global growth will increase to 3.3% next year but they warn europe's credit problems still pose a threat to the global economy. the bank's latest report project 7.2% growth across 14 countries. that's lower than the forecast in may. the region includes china but not japan. china's domestic demand is sluggish and it's hurt exports throughout the region. growth in east asia will rise to 7.6% next year. they say china will pick up steam and demand will grow within southeast asia. they are also being cautious. >>> chinese officials safe they have cancelled plans to aattend world meetings. japan controls the islands. chinese leaders say the territories belong to them. representatives of the industrial commercial bank of china, china construction bank will skip the world bank gathering. a ministry official was quoted as saying japan's unilateral actions are freezing relations. it's the world's largest bank and the other institutions are among the top ten on the planet. senior officials are
at a major japanese company appears to be dialing up a deal that will give them presence in the united states. softbank is considering acquiring sprint nextel. sprint nextel has more than 56 million subscribers. negotiations are to acquire more than two-thirds of the company's shares. it's expected to reach $12.8 billion. both firms are providers for apple's iphone and they both use a high speed wireless communication protocol called long term evolution. the stronger yen is believed to be a factor in soft bank's decision in acquiring sprint nextel. they are hoping to vastly expand their network and customer base in the united states where the market is showing considerable growth. if successful the deal would lead to the creation of a te telecommunications with more than 19 million subscribers. >>> u.s. markets ended lower dragged down by lackluster earning reports. the dow jones extended its losing streak to four days. this is the lowest closing since september 11. we go to ramin who is at the tokyo stock exchange. what can you tell us? >> good morning. following the slight losses that we sa
the urging of the united states. the focus is now on bl the relevant countries will bridge their differences at a series of summits next month. >>> a spokesperson said there are no plans for direct talks with japan's leaders. relations between the countries have soured. china and taiwan also claim the islands. if summit is scheduled to open next monday. japanese prime minister is already considering attending. there's fo plano plans for the s to meet. >> translator: japan should immediately correct i wants mistakes. make an effort to remove obstacles to improving relations. >> observers say that chinese government sees the summit as a chance to promote its stance to the international community. mpb >>> buddhists are fighting a muslim minority. >> reporter: the conflict involves majority buddhists and minority muslims. local authorities say the latest wave of violence has killed 84 people and wounded more than 120 others. the international group human rights watch released satellite images of muslim homes in the area. compared with photos from march, they review heavy damage. the latest fight
of the eurozone. with more in the united states, the earnings report season is about to get into gear, and many people think that the numbers for the third quarter will prove that the economy has continued to slow down and that the expectations for continuously rising stock prices might have been exaggerated. >> let's take a quick look now at some of the market numbers. the dax ended the day 0.75% down. euro stoxx 50 close almost 1% down. across the atlantic, the dow jones is currently going down over 0.5%. the euro is trading for $1.2876. mexican officials have confirmed that the body of a former gang leader has been stolen from a funeral home. >> one of the leaders of a drug cartel was killed in a gunbattle with security forces on monday. the state security leader says masked gunmen raided the home and took the body. we'll be back in just one minute's time with more, including the latest on the nobel prize for physics. >> we will have a look at news from israel on elections there, so stick around. >> welcome back. it is a big day for scientists. serge haroche of france and david windeland of
of recovery are coming up. better than expected economic data from the united states pushed stock prices of words here in frankfurt. also bit unexpected were quarterly earnings reports, the ones from walmart for example. shares of siemens made an exception, though. they were among the losers on this thursday. siemens says its ceo announced job cuts and cost cuts. profit targets which they had set might not be met within the timeframe that siemens had imagined. >> let's take a quick look at the numbers now in frankfurt. the dax ended the day up by more than 1%. europe -- euro stoxx 50 up by 1.25%. the dow jones almost flat. the euro trading for $1.2929. is there such a thing as clean and affordable energy? >> good question. germany's environment minister believe so, but he says the country has to completely rethink the way it subsidizes renewals. >> with elections due next year, the rising cost of electricity has become an issue. environment minister is calling for a government overhaul of renewable energy. he says current policy favors quantity, not quality. >> we need the appropriate i
replied he understands japan's move so far. >> translator: we urge the united states not to take a specific position on the issue between japan and china. >> american leaders have said the islands are subject to the u.s.-japan security treaty but they refuse to take sides in the dispute. >>> government officials from japan, china and south korea have emphasized the importance of cooperation to overcome confrontation. they met monday in seoul to mark the first anniversary of an organization to promote peace and prosperity in the area. the top issues were the territorial dispute pitting japan against its neighbors. the islands are controlled by south ykorea and claimed by japan. >> translator: i believe that cooperation will play an important role in resolving disputes among our three nations. >> a south korean expert explained the leaders are unable to show initiative because of the leadership transitions expected later this year. a japanese participant said they should refrain. >>> japanese self-defense force officials say they are hoping they can use dialogue to work out any pro
the end of the day. especially hard-meeting news from upon united states -- hard- hitting news from the united states, google, caterpillar, the world's largest tractor and construction-machinery maker. they had a record profit in the third quarter, but they are looking more pessimistically ahead. that affected the trading here. especially because there are more company reports expected later in the week, for example, from daimler-benz and volkswagen. >> we will stay in frankfurt for closer look at the numbers. the dax finished monday down by 7/10 of 1%. euro stoxx 50 also sliding, going into the end of monday, down by 4/10 of 1%. the dow is off by 6/101%, but the euro is looking up, trading at 1.3046. >> an italian court has sentenced a group of scientists and one government official to six years in prison for failing to provide adequate warnings prior to a deadly earthquake in 2009. >> the judges found the seven defendants guilty of multiple manslaughter in connection with the earthquake that killed more than 300 people in the city of l'aquila. the defendants were members of an adv
of fracking, it's not a threat. >> fracking has been used in the united states for decades, and it was developed quite a long time ago to do exactly what we do now with the natural gas. >> well, not exactly. frackers used to just drill straight down. >> and they've now turned the drill bit at a 90-degree angle once it's hit the bottom. >> that's called "horizontal fracking." some claim this might actually cause small earthquakes. another issue is what's being pumped into the rock to force out the gas. new mixes of sand, water and chemicals are being used. critics claim those mixes may be more dangerous. >> ♪ with names like benzene and formaldehyde ♪ ♪ you better keep it far away from the water supply ♪ >> these companies are using highly toxic and, in some cases, chemicals that are known human carcinogens, which means chemicals that cause cancer. >> some believe that fracking too close to schools is causing problems. >> in states all across this country, where kids are coming home from school after playing during recess or during after-school sports practices, comp
sounding a new alarm over the growing threat of cyber attacks on the united states, claiming that america's enemies could launch cyber assaults just as destructive as the terrorist attack of 9/11 but warning... >> potential aggressors should be aware that the united states has the capacity to locate them and to hold them accountable for their actions that may try to harm america. >> fearless felix baumgartner breaking the speed of sound... >> jumper away. >> ...reaching a maximum speed of nearly 834 miles per hour during a record-breaking skydive from the edge of space. wearing a pressurized suit, he jumped from a space capsule 24 miles above earth. during his four-minute free fall, baumgartner began to spin rapidly but quickly regained control and moments later opened his parachute before landing on his feet, the extreme athlete smashing a number of records -- highest free fall, fastest free fall, and the highest manned balloon flight. for "teen kids news," i'm jamie colby, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> america's first space shuttle has a new home, and brandon has the story. >>
of the united states. and of western capitalism. it's very, very threatening. and i think that that's why you've had the billionaire class. you know, the minute barack obama -- i would actually say rather gently suggested that the millionaires and the billionaires should pay a little bit more, you had immediate cries of class warfare from the plutocrats, and very emotional. you know, there was an activist investor who sent an e-mail to his friends, the subject line is, battered wives. and in the e-mail, he compares himself and his fellow multimillionaires to battered wives who are being beaten by the president. he actually uses those words. >> and i thought it was really interesting, in your book, how you pointed out that bill clinton himself responded to obama's criticism by saying, you know, i would have done it a little bit differently. i think, you know, you can't attack these people for their success. and i think that's very relevant, because if you go back in time it wasn't always this way, but i think the shift really began with clinton and the new democrats. i think after, you know, w
are running alongside them. a navy sports person says the fleet provides a compact force of the united states and its allies and partners. there's fresh tension between japan and south korea. the south launched a protest with japan claiming that a helicopter belonging to the self-defense force entered the air defense identification zone in the sea of japan. the issue centers around the takeshima islands. they are claimed by japan but controlled by south korea. the south korean defense ministry says a helicopter took off located 54 kilometers east of the islands on september 21st. the ministry said the helicopter entered the zone for five minutes. it said the craft left after it was warned by air force fighter jets. the ministry noted prior approval is required before entering the zone. it set us defensive measure against unidentified aircraft. japanese government officials said the helicopter was flying above open sea during regular training and didn't enter south korea's identification zone. >>> taiwan's envoy from japan has returned to tokyo. the head of taiwan ease liaison office came back
is the second largest in the world after the united states. it's worth more than $150 billion annually and includes everything from animation in gaming to software development and multimedia. the best part of this expo is the number of prototypes you the sample. the best in ideas that haven't hit the market. can't read sheet music? no problem. researchers created something that does it for you. users write notes then scan them with this device. a camera turns what it sees into data and inputs that into an algorithm. it's played back in realtime. >> translator: i want people to have fun and experience something new when they add digital technology to an analog format. >> reporter: researchers at the university of tokyo focus their efforts on helping people control their weight and their cravings. they created these goggles which change the size of your food according to its nutritional value. the bigger it looks, the more you think you eat. the result, you feel fuller, faster. >> translator: i know that the cookie isn't changing but it felt like it was growing and shrinking in my hand.
japan and the united states are facing huge deficits and the countries need to implement fiscal reforms to maintain investor confidence. it also acknowledges a decision by eurozone countries to launch a permanent fund designed to bail out struggling members. they say worries about the health of the region's financial system have increased since the spring with the need to use capital to help troubled banks in spain. >>> greece is one of the struggling eurozone members counting on bailout funds to keep it functioning. international lenders are demanding the country's politicians implement deep spending cuts in return for that aid. angela merkel traveled to athens to urge greek leaders to push ahead with austerity measures. merkel met with greek prime minister samas and this is her first visit since the debt crisis began three years ago. she hopes the country will stay with the eurozone. she has been demanding tough deficit cutting measures. greece's politicians are wrangling over the details of an austerity package that's a precondition for more than 30 billion euros in loans. the money
stock exchange. >>> now the european union is hoping to launch trade talks with the united states next year. a transatlantic deal could create a trade bloc accounting for nearly half of global output. eu leaders will begin a two-day summit in brussels on thursday to discuss trade negotiations. according to a draft obtained by nhk, the eu leaders will work toward launching the negotiations in 2013. leaders from both sides agreed in november last year to set up a high-level working group aimed at expanding trade and investment. the group plans to release its report by the end of this year. the draft also calls on eu countries to begin negotiations with japan for an economic partnership agreement. but france is among several countries expressing concern over an eu/japan deal. they say it will lead to a sharp rise in auto imports. >>> now people in india have suffered through chronic shortages of electricity, even blackouts. they may get some relief. their prime minister has held talks that could pave the way for imports of uranium from australia. man mohan singh hosted the australian prim
. the bavarian state premier compared the process of german unification to that of creating a united europe. then he gave the keynote address. >> we are german europeans. we must devote to the nfl -- unification of europe the same effort we made in german unification. he added that it was a precondition for the integration of eastern and western europe that would come later. on october the third, 1990, germans from east and west celebrated the reunification. hear, the wall started to crumble. the chancellor had worked out the details. , "gorbachev's approval was key. they signed the treaty in august 31, 1990. it was the end of divided germany and the beginning of a new germany that would grow to become europe's largest economy. as he continued his speech coming he said the germans had shown tremendous solidarity toward one another. he said a similar effort must be made on the process of european integration. >> only in europe, working with our neighbors and partners in this community, can we, and will we, be able to achieve our common goals, as they are described in our national anthem, uni
warming is affecting weather in the united states." buit iosbltoruly grasp this reality unless you can see it with your own eyes. th's theeauty of wt my guest james balog is doing. earth, he says, is having a fever. fe arag hcrted the extreme ice survey, combining art and science to tell the story of a planet in peril. risking life and limb, this photographer and filmmaker, mountaineer, author and prophet has gone to the top of the world to show us overwhelming evidce wt 'rdog t environmt. his discoveries are ts magnificent new book, "ice: portraits of vanishing glaciers" and in the feature length documentary "chasing ice," soon to be released. he'sn cet omts trailer. >>> it all started in iceland. i think i'm so certain to get wet i'll take my boots off. i never imagined that you could see glaciers this big disappearing in such a short time. there's a powerful piece of history that's unfolding in these pictures, and i have to go ck. the initial goal was to put out 25 cameras for three years, shoot every hour as long as it was daylight. that would show you how the landscape is changing.
that can be contained. >> united states is engaging in a policy of bullying. >> some are engaging the absurd notion that a nuclear-arm iraned -- nuclear-armed iran would stabilize the middle east. yeah, right. >> president obama is being criticized for having time to appear on "the view" but not meet with prime minister netanyahu. your question -- why didn't they come out with that right off the bat? >> the attack happened five days after the charlotte convention. democrats had to climb over and over again, spike the football 100 times over killing osama bin laden. that was the one achievement, and the implication is that he was the guy who took care of al qaeda. you have the sacking at the u.s. embassy, the killing of the ambassador. the administration did not on that story to coexist with their theme and how great an anti terror policy obama had. they deceived the country, sending susan rice out on the sunday shows and attending that this was the outcrop -- outgrowth of a demonstration. everybody over the age of nine could see that it was premeditated. that is why it was suppres
. it lost 70% of the value in the last year since economic sanctions were imposed by the united states and europe over iran's nuclear program. it's dipped to record lows against the dollar. a money exchanger who witnessed the protest told nhk by phone that the demonstrators were merchants. >> there are no reports yet of injuries. many shops have closed in and around the bazaar. security officers are patrolling the area. anti-government protests are unusual in iran. a similar riot has erupted in another area of the capital city. >>> japan's foreign minister pledged to step up the battle with china over the senkaku islands. he said japan must more strongly convey its views to the rest of the world. >> translator: japan should objectively explain its stance that the islands are an inherent territory in a lot of historic cal facts and based upon international law. we will strengthen and clarify our position. >> gemba says the measures include running advertisements in overseas newspapers to counter china's claim. the state affiliated china daily faced two-page ads in the "new york times" a
. >> the united states expects that whoever is elected mayor of this community will work very hard for reconciliation and will be working for all the citizens of the city. >> survivors find that hard to believe. >> just a thought of someone becoming mayor who is in part responsible for those events leaves me speechless. >> at the side of the worst european atrocities since world war ii, many serbs deny what international courts have ruled a genocide. >> what genocide? that was not genocide. it was civil war. >> 17 years on, many survivors say the election outcome could silence the bosnian muslim voice of srebrenica. >> coming up on the good news for passengers who missed their flights. >> first, some stories in the headlines. hong kong has paid tribute to the 38 victims of monday's collision between the ferryboat and the other boat. they observed three minutes of silence. officials held a memorial service. the accident was hong kong's worst maritime disaster in decades. >> this year apostate of german unity was celebrated as far -- this year's de of german unity -- day of german un
". ." we agree. that means we need to stop digging by electing mitt romney the next president of the united states. >> what did you think, jonathan? >> you talk to a lot of folks in the romney campaign and they say joe biden is the gift that keeps on giving. you saw him pause when he said four years. i think he meant to say the last 10 years, and it came out wrong. this is fodder for the obama campaign. it will not change, i do not think, in a huge way, the course of events, but there is no question the obama campaign folks, every time biden is out there, they are nervous about what he is going to say, how it comes out. they would prefer to have barack obama cleaning up barack obama this week, rather than joe biden cleaning up barack obama. >> what do you think? the vice presidential debate is coming up. >> it just so happens joe biden and paul ryan respect each other and get along well. those two were the ones that had all the protestants. i think this will be a fun debate, and enjoyable debate. joe biden has a good sense of humor. you are not going to see him paint barack obama in his deb
people are executed in china than in the rest of the world combined. >> in the united states, 43 were executed. about the same as in the previous year. japan is another developed country that still applies capital punishment, and the process can take years. >> we are appealing in one case, a man who has been waiting for his execution for 44 years. he has been on death row for 44 years. based on the information we have, we believe he was unjustly sentenced to death. >> excluding china, at least 680 people were executed in 2011 around the world. >> the frankfurt book fair is in full swing, but publishers are facing challenges like never before as digital books become more and more popular. >> publishers are trying to figure out a future where e- readers and ipads replace old fashioned, bound books, but one thing is for sure -- big personalities will always move erchandise. >> arnold schwarzenegger made his appearance for his memoir called "total recall." >> arnold schwarzenegger was back in familiar territory, promoting his newest entertainment product. this time, it is a book. he said
conditions. >> he left more than 39,000 meters from the united states staying in free fall for more than 90 -- for more than four minutes. >> a short wave and then a leap of faith. free-fall from 39 kilometers up. the descent into the stratosphere was a record in its own right. he was suspended on a helium balloon and flew higher than any balloon flight before it. he was rewarded with a spectacular view. >> i said, i know the whole world is watching and i wish the world could see what i see. sometimes you have to go of really high to understand how small you are. >> his family was present at the job and watched from the ground. there was a scare when he started spinning out of control. >> when it turns around, you have to figure out what to do. i stuck my arm out and it became worse. i put my arm and the other side and it became less. i was fighting all the way down to regain control. >> nine minutes after leaving the capsule, he landed safely in the desert of new mexico. the scientific by you of the stunt is debatable, but his place and the record books is assured. >> he is also another re
tris tonoeroury the united states will mntain a very restrictive policy. the bottle neck now will be getting an inch tv set into other countries, a tuban governmentan now sho tt ey are not restricting travel but the target countries. it is not an avalanche tt wiee, and it willot prompt major political crisis. >> thank you so very much. it has been 10 years since an oil spill in the atlantic polluted tusds of kileters of european coastline and cost hundreds of fishermen their livelihood. the trial to determine responsibility has jusben. >> the greek-operated shipping vessel prestige was transporting thousands of tons of oil when it sprang a leak and benpiinoi off northwestern spain on november 13, 2002. >> it was the worst environmenl daster in spanish history. the oil tanker prestige broke in two and then sank. more than 50,000 tons of oil leaked into the atlantic and polluted the coastline. 250,000 seabirds are thought to ha dd a result. 10 years on, the case has finally come to trial. the court is set to hear from hundreds ofitness a experts. there are four people on trial
, again, the avowed purpose of committing some sort of jihad here in the united states. >> he was given the explosive device by a man he thought was an accomplice, but his helper turned out to be an fbi informant and the explosives fake. he could now be facing life in prison for attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction and providing material help 4 al qaeda -- for al qaeda. >> an exhibition causing plushes in some corners of vienna -- naked men through the ages. >> that's one you want to see. first, let's look at other stories making headlines around the world. the nato secretary-general has denied rumors of an early troop withdrawal from afghanistan. he confirmed the u.s.-led forces will remain in place until the end of 2014. he said some troops could stay on even later to help train afghan security forces. and then nearly 70 japanese politicians including two top cabinet ministers have visited the controversial war shrine, a move that is likely to further sour relations with china and south korea. those countries point out that the shrine honors not only japan's war dead but als
with graffiti honoring the singer. >> i think it's neat how the city almost encourages it, 'cause in the united states, graffiti is more of a -- it's kind of looked at as not an art form. but in prague, all over the city, it's accepted as an art, which i think is interesting. >> graffiti has a special place in the hearts of people here. under communism, speaking out against government was forbidden, so graffiti was a form of political protest. when john lennon was killed in 1980, young people again turned to graffiti. to them, lennon stood for peace and artistic freedom. writing on the wall helped them express their sadness over his death as well as their own yearning to be free. although the authorities tried to stop the graffiti, they couldn't. >> under communism, they'd paint it every night to squash the protesting, and it would be interesting because they would continue to come back every day and still write. >> now the czech republic is a free country. people can say and write what they want. the lennon wall has become a popular place where everyone, including reporters from "teen kids new
funny. they really were not. president of the united states, republicans standard bearer, and you cannot get better jokes than that? >> it reminds me of the days when they would get together and be warm and friendly from, and you we have got to get that back. >> the jokes were fabulous. obama your new was good jokes, i did not know that romney was but i think he will make a great comedian-in-chief. >> last word. see you next week. >> "inside washington" is brought you in part by the american federation of government employees, proud to make america work. for more information about afge and membership, visit afge.org.
. forecasters have warned the city could hit the northeast of the united states early next week. >> to sports and in golf, some of the world's best players are taking part in bmw master's in shanghai this weekend. >> peter house and currently tops the leader board with a score of 40 under par, but he will have to be careful of his teammate, who is just two shots behind him. sunday's winner will pick up a check for 900,000 euros. in formula one champion ship, the leader looks at another the weakened at the indiana grand prix on sunday. >> the german driver dominated both practice sessions, sending a clear signal to his competitors that he plans to back his fourth grand prix win in a row on sunday. his teammate was not far behind, however. his fiercest rival in the championship came in third in both sessions. watch out. ferrari still pretty fast. but maybe not fast enough. >> maybe not. we will be right back after the break. do not go away. >> welcome back. the eu calls it a test for democracy in the ukraine. the country is holding parliamentary elections of the weekend, and the ruling party an
of the united states, you're going to be on tap for some heavy rainfall. already you're seeing some very rough surf along the east coast of florida, even off there towards the carolinas. tropical storm watches and warnings are actually being posted here, but where the main threat's going to be is going into the early part of next week. take a look at this. as the storm continues to pull off here towards the north, it's going to be making a sharp turn towards the northwest, and that's where it's going to be impacting, around washington, d.c., even off towards new york city, you could even be seeing hurricane-strength winds. flooding from the heavy rainfall of the storm system but not just the exact track. this is a very wide wind field, so you're going to be seeing some gale-force winds across a very huge area, across much of the cities here in the northeast. not just that, but cold air coming in out of canada. look at winnipeg with a high of zero. that's going to filter down into the appalachian mountains going through the early part of next week. could be seeing some very serious accumulation
and father lie in state. an editorial in the workers party newspaper called on the party to unite under the new leader in order to show its authority and power. it said the party is capable of accomplishing anything. experts believe north korea's new regime hopes to tighten its control of the country while strengthning the role of the party. >>> g-7 finance ministers and central bank governors will put their heads together again to try to find a way to keep the global economy from stalling. they're getting ready to meet in folk tokyo. their discussions are happening on the sidelines of the international monetary fund and world bank meetings. this is the first group of 7 meeting since april when ministers met in washington. they're trying to find ways to create steady growth despite europe's lingering debt crisis. representatives from eurozone countries are expected to look for support for the new rescue fund they launched monday. analysts say the global economy has been comparatively stable in recent months with financial markets showing more solid movements but they warn china and othe
in recent years. the meeting came amid the recent severe drought in the united states causing a surge in food prices. let's check on the markets for this wednesday morning. u.s. stock prices ended higher supported by recent favorable economic data and strong earnings from companies. the dow jones average ended .95% higher. rices near all of that is japan we go to ramin at the tokyo stock exchange. we have been focusing on data and earnings so far this week. tell us how japanese stocks are reacting to all of this. >> yes, indeed, relating to earnings actually we had blue chips in the u.s. such as goldman sachs and johnson & johnson coming out with strong earnings and u.s. data so far this week has shown to be favorable as well, and we did see an uptick in the industrial production data on tuesday in the u.s. also. that might give a bit of a boost for japanese exporters as well. let's have a look at the opening levels for today for the nikkei and the topix and both indexes trading higher, 3/4 for the nikkei and the topix at 738, both indexes trading fairly positively in the first few mi
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, the united nations hopes it could create the basis for dialogue and a longer lasting peace agreement. >> it is a statement many had been hoping for. an announcement on state television -- declaration confirming a cease-fire is to take effect at midnight -- reads a declaration confirming a cease-fire is to take effect at midnight. smoke and the sounds of fighting visible across what appears to be damascus, but it is not possible to verify when or where the video was recorded. i and other syrian hot spots, fighting continued throughout the day -- in other syrian hot spots. rebels in aleppo say they have taken control of several neighborhoods there. videos like these make scenes like this seem almost unreal. syrians risk a trip to the market for some last-minute holiday shopping. >> we are trying to forget the situation in the country and live a normal life. as you can see. >> if all goes well, syrians could enjoy four days of peace, but that is not certain. forces on both sides have reserved the right to respond to aggression. >> we heard in that report that there are doubts that the s
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